Parents

Parents’ Information

We actively encourage parents and carers to work in partnership with the school and become involved in every aspect of school life. In working with parents and carers we aim to: develop a shared understanding of our school aims, values, policies and practices encourage parental participation in learning at school and at home create a …

Remote Learning

New Starters

Early Years (Nursery and Reception) Starters 2021   Frequently Asked Questions We will be updating this page periodically but, for now, here are some Frequently Asked Questions that may help: Q: Can I come and visit the school? You may arrange a visit by contacting the school office by email on admin@highwood.herts.sch.uk or by phone …

Parent View

We are ambitious about every child in our care, and we recognise that it takes an entire community to educate and nurture a child. Our Friends of Highwood, the Governors, the school team are respectful and work together for the children their families. We teach all to value different communities and religions and to understand …

Friends of Highwood

Who are we? Friends of Highwood is a voluntary organisation run by the parents of children that attend the school. The sole purpose of Friends is raising funds that can be used by the school to improve amenities and to enhance the learning experience of the children. Every year, the volunteers of Friends raise approximately …

GDPR

Any GDPR issues or concerns can be reported to our Chair of Governors, Mrs Joanne Johnson at chair@highwood.herts.sch.uk

Policies

 

School Uniform

The Staff and Governors of the school are justifiably proud of Highwood and expect pupils to share our pride in the uniform they wear. Sweatshirt, cardigan or fleece in royal blue with school motif Polo shirt  – white or royal blue Trousers, skirt or tailored shorts – grey or black Socks – plain grey, black …

Breakfast and Tea Time Clubs

These clubs take place in our school dining hall, and are run by school staff. If your child is in receipt of benefit related free school meals these clubs are offered to parents at half price, subject to availability. If your child has any allergies/dietary requirements, please add this to any booking enquiry. Please feel …

Support your Child

Reading Support Why read to your child? https://youtu.be/kjHqJQ8sxs4 10 things to think about when reading to your child. https://youtu.be/iHMl70ZmxIQ Spelling and Phonics Support  For further guidance and information about Read Write Inc. Phonics, visit the link below. https://www.ruthmiskin.com/parents/ What is Read Write Inc. Phonics https://youtu.be/sjlPILhk7bQ How to say the sounds. https://youtu.be/TkXcabDUg7Q Understanding phonics. https://youtu.be/bXOJUPNVnLc Mathematics …

Extra-curricular